Courses for Primary School Staff
The courses below are for Pre-School and Primary School Staff. All courses are FREE and include refreshments (lunch is provided for courses based at the showground).
Courses run from 9.45am - 3.00pm and are held at the Great Yorkshire Showground, unless otherwise stated.
A new course booklet is produced for Autumn, Spring & Summer terms.
|Date||Course Name||Suitable For|
|Tuesday 5th February||Grow Your Own School Vegetable Garden||EYFS, KS1, KS2|
|Monday 25th February||Inspiring Literacy Outdoors||KS2|
|Tuesday 5th March||The Language of Nature||EYFS & KS1|
|Tuesday 12th March||Muddy Maths||EYFS & KS1|
|Wednesday 13th March||Creature Comforts||EYFS, KS1, KS2|
|Monday 18th March||Developing Your Outdoor Space for Learning||FULLY BOOKED|
|Tuesday 26th March||Navigating Your Way Around Maps & Compasses||KS2|
|Wednesday 27th March||Mindfulness in Nature||FULLY BOOKED|
|Tuesday 2nd April||Forest School Fun! A Taster Session||EYFS, KS1, KS2|
|Wednesday 3rd April||The John Muir Award in Schools||Upper KS2 & above|
|Course on Tour - Wednesday 27th March||Introduction to Forest School at Scampston Hall, Malton YO17 8NG||KS1 KS2|
What to bring
Most courses take place outdoors for the majority of the day therefore please dress accordingly and bring:
- Indoor & Outdoors Shoes
- Rain Coat
- Warm Jumper
- Water-proof trousers
- Hats & Gloves in winter
Terms & Conditions
All courses are FREE because they are organised and funded by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. If you can no longer attend please let us know as soon as possible by calling Kate Kirby on 01423 546283. We have a waiting list for most courses so can offer your place to someone else. Cancellations within 5 working days will be charged £25 + VAT.
Please note that due to the popularity of our courses places are limited to one person from each setting per course.
For further information please contact Kate Kirby (Charitable Activities Coordinator) on 01423 546283 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please get in touch if you have any ideas for future outdoor learning courses or if you are a facilitator who can offer relevant courses.